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Flor y Canto Literary Festival | April 11-13

Precita Eyes Muralists presents Flor y Canto Literary Festival from April 11 to 13, 2019. This is a festival that provides a forum for emerging voices of the Mission District and the Latino community with local, national and international poets, the festival .

Flor y Canto Literary Festival promotes the literary arts, enhances our collective mental well-being and the confidence of our neighbourhood and city at large.

Thursday. April 11

  • 5:30 pm: Mayan blessing, Balmy Alley
  • 6-9 pm: Paseo Poético lit crawl along the bookstores, cafes and community center of the 24th Street cultural corridor

Friday, April 12

  • 6-8 pm: Book release: “Solito, solita,” (VOW) first-person stories of unaccompanied young refugees, L’s Caffe

Saturday, April 13

  • 2-4 pm: Workshops
    – Mission Branch of the SF Public Library: translators panel
    – Precita Eyes Muralists: Mayan glyphs and literature
    – Alley Cat Books: Acrostic poetry
  • 7-9 pm: Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts: Readings by guest poets Feliciano Chan and Fer de la Cruz, both from Merida, Yucatán (Mexico); and the Poet Laureate of San Francisco, Kim Shuck

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